Professor and Chair of Applied Social Sciences
B.A., University of Rhode Island; M.A., Clark University; Ph.D., Tulane University.
Dr. LeClair oversees the programs in urban affairs, city planning, criminal justice, applied sociology, applied psychology, and prison education. He served as director of research at the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and he is currently involved in two research projects addressing addiction recovery and prison reform. LeClair lectures internationally on many topics, including online education, criminal justice, recidivism, rehabilitation, and substance abuse. He teaches victimology, white-collar crime, juvenile delinquency, research methods, and special topics in urban history and development.